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Residents shout down oil and gas execs over fracking at US Steel mill

"We don't want you here. Go somewhere else."

Tensions ran hot Wednesday night during a community meeting about proposed fracking at the site of U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Steel mill in Braddock, 10 miles east of downtown Pittsburgh.

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Michelle Wyman: For infrastructure of the future, focus on resilience

Editor's note: Environmental Health Sciences is proud to be a media partner with the National Council for Science and the Environment and will be at their annual conference Jan. 8-10.

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Peter Dykstra: What will it take on climate change?

As the Florida Panhandle begins to recover from Hurricane Michael, the state's attention will turn to a big Senate race next month. Hurricane Michael may cast the deciding vote.

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Grand hopes for a civil discussion on climate, dashed in the comments section

Love science? Whatever you do, don't read the comment string on the Portland Press Herald's "Pearl Harbor" editorial.

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Peter Dykstra: Messiah wanted

Messianic, charismatic leaders are hard to come by, but not impossible. Gandhi led what is now a nation of a billion people to freedom. Mandela did the same with South Africa. Of the pantheon of heroes in the American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. stands above all.

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Diversity in environmental organizations is improving, with still a long way to go.

When it comes to leadership in environmental organizations, key positions are still held by white men.

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West Virginia reporter Ken Ward Jr. wins prestigious MacArthur 'Genius Grant.'

Investigative journalist Ken Ward, Jr. won a MacArthur "Genius Grant" Thursday for his work spent writing about the people in his native West Virginia and Appalachia, reporting on the coal industry, environmental pollution, and corporate misconduct.

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Pete Myers: The past and future of Buckminster Fuller’s energy slaves

Economists like to point to ingenuity, capital and labor as the drivers of economic growth.

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U.S. intel chief warns of devastating cyber threat to U.S. infrastructure.

While at first glance this story would appear unrelated to environmental health, it actually covers a story of vital importance to the environment, health, and environmental health.

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What do politicians have to say about Pittsburgh's asthma epidemic?

Following the publication of our four-part series Breathless: Pittsburgh's asthma epidemic and the fight to stop it, we reached out to politicians and lawmakers to hear their thoughts on how we can work together to improve the air.

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Bird brained? Gull scores a ride to organic composting facility. Twice.

About three weeks ago, an ingenious gull hitched a ride on a Recology truck to a composting facility in California's Bay Area, returning to Farallon Islands Refuge the next day. How do we know? A GPS tracking device clearly shows it crossed the Bay Bridge, and then headed east on Interstates 980 and 580.

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Trump's Mad Monk departs

Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin was a larger-than-life figure from a century ago – a mystic self-appointed cleric who was sort of Steve Bannon to Tsar Nicholas in the last days of Imperial Russia.

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Fracking may alter fat cells: Study

Chemicals released by fracking may increase the size and amount of fat cells, even at low concentrations often released into the environment, according to a new study released today.

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Finished kitchen cabinets are emitting toxic PCBs

Researchers tested indoor air at 16 homes and found three types of PCBs are widespread and finished cabinets are the source of the toxics, according to a study released today.

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Good for the gander? As Alaska warms, a goose forgoes a 3,300­mile migration

The vast marshes on the southwestern tip of the Alaskan peninsula must look like a buffet to a seagrass­-loving goose like the Pacific black brant.

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